Del Mar Fairgrounds and Racetrack

Located just 35 minutes southwest from Welk Resort San Diego is the renowned Del Mar Racetrack, home of Southern California horse racing and a host of events overlooking near the Pacific Ocean. The Fairgrounds are located  in the City of Del Mar, approximately 35 minutes from Welk Resort San Diego (map).

The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racing season opens the last week of July and runs through early September. The Del Mar Fairgrounds are also host to hundreds of events each year, including the Del Mar National Horse Show in April – May, the San Diego County Fair in June – July, October's Halloween "Scream Zone" and the December Holiday of Lights extravaganza. At the Surfside Race Place, race fans can participate in off-track Horse Race Wagering year round. View the upcoming Events Calendar for more information.

Del Mar Fairgrounds Information:

  • Location: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar, Ca. 92014 (map)
  • Information: (858) 755-1141 or
  • Ticket sales: (858) 792-4242